GREY-CHEEKED FULVETTA


 

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Grey-cheeked FulvettaAlcippe morrisonia, is another bird found in higher elevations in Thailand.They can be distinguished from other fulvettas by their buff below,grey head,white eye ring, and two black lateral crown-stripes.Their home range spans from China to most of Southeast Asia.They are often associated with bird waves.Their habitat is broadleaved evergreen forest ,secondary growth and bamboo.

In Thailand they are usually found  from 900 to 2565 m.I took that picture of  this species on a branch of lower storey, at 37.5 km in Doi Inthanon National Park.

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